In 2012 the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM) developed a draft Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development Strategy (IARDS).
- draft Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development Strategy.
- Annexure A: Maps Agricultural potential plan, and Land audit and agricultural potential plan
- Annexure B: Land audit
- Annexure C: List of additional projects
- Annexure D: Video on Agriculture in Buffalo City
As of November 2016 this strategy had not yet been formally adopted by the BCMM.
For an interesting visionary story on a possible agriculturally focused future for Buffalo City see F-East London: Buffalo City hosts 2032 World Food Security Conference